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light and we're problem free this tuesday morning. 880 there is a road construction taken place. in santa rosa.district attorney jill ravitch decides no criminal charges will be filed against the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez. the d-a says deputy erick gelhaus believed the replica ak- 47 lopez was carrying was the real thing and thought his life and the life of others was in danger.and thus acted in self- defense when he shot lopez last october. this ruling left many angry and dissatisfied. kron 4's j-r stone spoke with some who believe justice has not been served.
these kids played in the film- field. he knew what to his whole excuse that he was a racist. if you are brown or black, you're afraid to go into the streets. >>: if your power is out in redwood city this morning.sit tight. pg&e is working to restore power to about 250 homes that were the problem was caused by fireworks that damaged equipment on a power pole at around 8:45 last night. power should be restored by 5 a man is in custody. after allegedly breaking into the bedroom of an 11-year-old girl in kensington. police say, 22-year- old brian hubbard. climbed into the girl's bed at her home on lenox road, early monday morning.
the girl woke up and screamed. the man ran off. police searched the area but found nothing. but berkeley police, responding to a break-in call around 4-40 a-m along vicente road - -about 6 miles away-- detained hubbard there. for both break-ins. in martinez monday.a judge orders 56 year old steve hayashi to be sentenced to 3-years - probation and one year jail time. for the dog mauling death of his 2-year-old step- grandson hayashi was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. the fatal incident occurred back in july of 2010, after the toddler made his way into a garage. where hayashi kept his 3 pitbulls.
hayashi will remain out of jail on $1-million- dollars bail, pending his appeal. an elderly at risk woman was missing since sunday out of san leandro has been found safe. esther velasquez was found in menlo park monday. officials say velasquez is experiencing early stages of dementia. detectives worked with velasquez's family, as well as the piedmont and oakland police departments fire season is in full swing and much worse than it was last year.we'll tell you how you can help with prevention efforts. and if you die in louisiana.you can still count on getting food stamps.at least according to a new audit.we'll explain. and who needs bartenders when you can serve yourself beer.that's the idea behind one baseball stadium's new self serve station.we'll have the details.
wildfires north of the bay area. the monticello fire in the steep mountains of yolo county near lake berryessa. has burned almost 65-hundred acres. it's a couple dozen homes have been threatened. but all evacuation orders have now been lifted. fire. and significant progess.with the butts fire which started last more than four thousand acres. it is now 95-percent contained. two homes were destroyed in this fire. this is aerial video from last tuesday. courtesy of our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. firefighters have a lot to deal with. and the dry weather and dry grass caused by the drought. are not helping. kron 4's alecia reid. talked with fire crews about what you can do to give them a break -- and, more importantly, avoid becoming a fire statistic. 4 typhoon hits-topvo
typhoon neoguri lashed okinawa with strong winds and heavy rain as it spun near the japanese island today. the storm weakened from super typhoon strength as it drew closer to okinawa and its surrounding islands. japan's weather agency has issued an emergency warning. okinawa, the site of multiple u.s. military facilities, regularly finds itself in the path of big typhoons.
the first trial related to the boston marathon bombing started yesterday. azmat tazhayakov is standing with evidence to protect the accused bomber.also his close friend.dzhokar tsarnaev. prosecutors say. tazhayakov knew exactly what he was doing when he helped a friend ditch a laptop and backpack that belonged to the accused bomber after the incident. they also say.he knew the identity of the bombers before the public found out. the defendant's lawyers are arguing.tazhayakov did everything he could to assist the f-b-i. he could face up to 20 years if hundreds of palestinians attended the funeral of a man killed overnight during israeli airstrikes in gaza yesterday. this.as tensions continue to rise in the area between israelis and palestinians after the killing of three israeli teens. gaza's health ministry says a total of nine palestinians were killed in yesterday's airstrikes. seven of them were militants. another palestinian teen was burned alive in jerusalem just last week. police suspect.these actions were likely motivated by revenge.
israel has called up several hundred reservists as tensions in the mideast continue to grow. attacks on both sides of the gaza/israel border are the fallout from the killings of several teenagers, and andrew spencer reports more and more people are getting caught up in the violence. the escalation of military who follows the death of a palestinian teenager even his cousin his inkatha and the violence. still recovering of is
if injuries the palestinian american looks to be returning home. mohammad abdel could tear plus berendt to death. police said they questioned since six suspects but it has done nothing to slow down the violence. >>: pope francis vows to hold catholic bishops accountable for failing to protect children from
sexual abuse. the pope held a private meeting and mass with six victims of clergy sexual abuse monday. in his sermon during the mass the pontiff apologized. the scandal involving priest sexual abuse of children has been unfolding in the catholic dozens of protesters gathered in murrieta yesterday to greet several buses full of undocumented immigrants. when the buses traveled to another border patrol facilty instead.protest organizers called it a victory. it is not clear whether the buses were redirected.or were just designated to go to another facility all along. several of the protesters weighed in on what happened. we won because we great a nationwide for worldwide >>stanley: with of allowing these foreigners siccone to the country without proper documentation.
tens of thousands of migrants them children.crossing into the u-s illegally. busload to towns like murietta a bizarre story out of to people who are no longer alive. recipient was dead. using the food stamp cards after officials say the money came more companies than ever are leaving the u-s for countries with lower taxes. the congressional research 10 years. that is so they could take advantage of lower taxes. but in order to relocate and get the lower tax rate, the company must first merge with another company that is already in the lower tax country. and then they must do a quarter of its business overseas.
new york is now the latest state allowing the use of medical marijuana. yesterday, governor andrew cuomo signed the compassionate care act. under the bill, a doctor can prescribe marijuana to patients with serious conditions. bill in june. meanwhile, the first retail marijuana stores are opening for business today in washington to be accompanied by celebration, but also high coming up on the kron four morning news.
for their fifth straight win. alberto callaspo hit a two-run double, and three others drove in a run to power the a's in front of an announced sellout crowd of 36,067 festive fans. the coliseum had a colorful sprinkling of green and gold from oakland revelers mixed with the orange and black of san francisco supporters for the bay bridge series opener. chavez allowed four hits and two walks to help extend the a's record to a major-league best 56-33. fernando abad, dan otero and ryan cook shut down san innings. ryan vogelsong lost his third straight start for the giants, who had just five hits. six a's made the american league all-star team. it's the most for the green and gold since 1975.
is a high of 79 is hot and muggy in washington d.c. in view on l.a. today is less uncomfortable is 75 degrees. in our local whether we are seeing the possibility of sprinkles and they're very light in major. oakland is a 57 today that the mixture of today is that high of '70s and '80s it will be a lot cooler than yesterday. no one at least today upper 80s and
and yet. 01 it will be cooler for you is well have 68¢ for cisco 64 and will be 74 and nevada. for the weekend were looking for last fall saturday and sunday. a lot of beer and the weekend and will have low 90s by monday. >>: i am checking that accident forced the dublin area westbound on 580 on the right in shorter
potentially five vehicles traverses a big rig this morning. it looks like they're my visit of the lead there this morning. it may take got to clean up this accident because lawful cars are involved. >>: oakland's police chief talks to kron 4. about an improvement in the crime rate that has long new numbers show. violent crime is dropping. homicides are down 16-percent compared to last year at this time. robberies with a firearm are o-p-d chief sean whent credits. commanders more resources. programs such as "operation ceasefire" and help from the community and outside agencies.
the chief says, the department has identified strategies that are working. and must stay the course in order to keep them shh starting next year, marriage in california will no longer be legally defined as between aoma governor jerry brown has signed legislation. to replace the language in california state law. he made the announcement monday. the bill also removes limits on recognizing same-sex marriages performed out of state. and, it replaces references to 'husband and wife'. with the south bay congressman mike honda is calling on the food and drug administration. to end a controversial regulation. which prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood. congressman honda says, the ban marginalizes. stigmatizes. and stereotypes healthy gay and bisexual men across the country.
he also says -- overturning the ban would increase donor blood supplies and could help save thousands of lives. a national gay blood drive was also held monday as part of a grassroots effort against the regulation. another blood drive is scheduled for friday afternoon. emergency rooms are notorious for long wait times. now, you can aviod sitting around a hospital to see a doctor. and instead wait from the comfort of your own couch. kron 4's justine waldman tells us. you can now book your visit to the emergency room. online. when u.s. six nothing is more painful than sitting and of waiting room phenacetin. the has little use is an online e- waiting service. this on-line
administration is raising passenger security fees airports. security efforts. right now air travelers are paying 2-dollars-and-50-cents for each plane they take to get to a destination. the fee is capped at two plane rides each way. morning news. the drought is certainly taking its toll on california.but one east bay fresh ways to conserve water.we'll have the story.
fifty six cent short stacks at i-hop today. participating ihop restaurants are celebrating the chain's 56th business with this deal. this starts at 7:00 this alameda county social services agency serving free summer lunch to kids & teens: july 8 - august 19, 2014 the alameda county social services agency is adding something new to its menu of services for the summer: free lunch for kids and teens age 18 and under. drawing inspiration from the nationwide "no kid hungry" childhood hunger in america, the social services agency is ramping up efforts to connect for 1 out of 3 children in alameda county who face the threat of hunger, the stability and nutrition offered through end when school lets out for summer vacation. social services agency will be offering free lunch to children age 18 and under on a first- come, first-served basis. the meals will be served at the eden august 19 daily from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m the bay area: as november ballot measure approaches, workers to hold hall and rally outside chamber of commerce
scores of workers to testify on hearing oakland, ca -low-wage workers from across oakland, and their supporters from dozens of community organizations, will testify and rally tuesday about the reality of life on the minimum wage in oakland, the problem of life without any sick the lift up oakland measure to raise oakland's minimum wage. on tuesday, july 8th, the oakland city council's community is hearing a city- commissioned p.m., hold a press conference at 1 p.m., then attend the committee meeting to testify press conference: oakland city 1:30 p.m onwards committee it will be more cool tomorrow. temperatures of ride around average maybe even below. capt.
a brown bear and two cubs attacked a woman jogging near a popular alaskan campground on monday. susanne knudsen was wearing headphones and did not have bear deterrent. ifshe told troopers she saw two brown bear cubs come out of the brush in front of her, and then she was hit from behind by the the judging by the location knudsen was able to call 9-1-1 from her cell phone, but a group of tourists found her first, and helped. she was airlifted to the hospital, with serious injuries to her head and neck. officials believe this to be a surprise attack, and they will not hunt these bears. here's proof that age is just a number. a woman in texas fought off a burglar who broke into
the morning amid 19 in hartford, the ford thousand block of 19th street. at about 130 someone starker antar mel slot on the door and opened the door gaining entrance to the apartment while people were in sight. dundas where they spotted the suspect, he had a suitcase in his hand and he ran out the door. the victims inside the home when not injured in any way. there is no
indication that they found a suspect. the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez last october has been cleared of wrongdoing. sonoma county deputy eric gelhaus will not face criminal he shot lopez 7 times when the teen was seen with a toy gun. witnesses say gelhaus yelled at lopez to drop the gun, and he did not. the d-a showed a picture of the replica gun lopez was holding,
compared to a real ak-47. she says while the shooting was a tragedy, the evidence does not justify criminal charges. the d-a will now refer her and supporters of andy lopez are protesting after learning that gelhaus will not face charges. they are directing their anger towards d-a jill ravitch. about 50 protestors chanted outside of her office as she made the announcement yesterday. and marched to the scene where lopez was shot and killed.
picketing outside the sonoma of justice in santa rosa. in martinez monday.a judge orders 56 year old steve hayashi to be sentenced to 3- years -probation and one year jail time. for the dog mauling death of his 2-year-old step- grandson hayashi was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. the fatal incident occurred back in july of 2010, after the toddler where hayashi kept his 3 cliff pitbulls.
coming up on the kron 4 morning news-- mideast tensions rise with streams of rockets from gaza and multiple israeli airstrikes. the latest on the violence. plus-- a california roller coaster ride slams into a fallen treebranch injuring riders video of the powerful typhoon hitting japan. [ heart beating ]
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boston marathon bombing started yesterday. azmat tazhayakov is standing trial for allegedly tampering with evidence to protect the accused bomber.also his close friend.dzhokar tsarnaev. prosecutors say. tazhayakov knew exactly what he was doing when he helped tsarnaev ditch a laptop and backpack that belonged to the accused bomber after the incident. identity of the bombers before the public found out. the defendant's lawyers are everything he could to assist laugh: pushing a stroller sheet clients a woman didn't get off the train with a chat and they
said the woman did not present four people had minor injuries after a roller coaster got stuck mountain in southern california. a tree fell on to the track of the "ninja" rollercoaster. causing the the coaster train to come to a crashing stop. making the rescue more difficult. the ninja is a the cars hang below the coaster the four people injured were in the first car to hit the tree. six flags says the ride will remain closed until a thorough inspection of the area is remember the cheerleader with the controversial facebook page
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begetting gate bridge is a clear shatt. construction on a key piece of the bart extension to silicon valley has hit a snag. as you can see here in this video, congestion is already pretty bad on dixon landing road in milpitas-- that's where crews are going to build a tunnel under the road to make way for the original plan called for the full closure of the road, which would allow crews to complete the work in about ten- months. now, milpitas has won a court ruling that will keep the road partially open, lessening the businesses, but extending construction time here by an additional eight- months.
v-t-a says, any time lost on the milpitas leg of the 10- mile extension from fremont to north san jose-- can be made up elsewhere, and will likely not have an impact on the overall completion date of late if you're in for some cheap pancakes this morning-- i-hop is offering its short stack buttermilk pancakes for 56- cents today. this is because they are celebrating the chain's 56th anniversary. i-hop says the 56 cent price is less than the pancakes' original cost of 60 cents when the first ihop restaurant opened its doors back in 1958. this 56-cent deal lasts all day today from seven a-m until seven p-m tonight.
the alameda county social services agency is adding something new to its menu of services for the summer-- free lunch for kids and teens ages 18 the social services agency is ramping up efforts to connect children with nutritious food. the meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p at the eden area multi-service center on amador street in hayward, starting today through tuesday, august 19th. only on 4: oakland's police chief talks to kron 4. about an improvement in the crime rate that has long plagued the city. new numbers show. violent crime is dropping. homicides are down 16-percent compared to last year at this time. robberies with a firearm are down 50-percent. o-p-d chief sean whent credits. moves that include giving area commanders more resources. programs such as "operation ceasefire" and help from the
the chief says, the department has identified strategies that course in order to keep them working. south bay congressman mike honda is calling on the food and drug administration to end a controversial regulation-- which prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood. congressman honda says, the ban marginalizes, stigmatizes and
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mountains of yolo county near lake berryessa. has burned almost 65-hundred acres. it's 45-percent contained. a couple dozen homes have been threatened. but all evacuation butand significant progess.with the butts fire which started last tuesday.and has ripped through more than four thousand acres. it is now 95-percent contained. two homes were destroyed in this fire. this is aerial video from last tuesday. courtesy of our news. investigators are looking into non -stop this year. fires across the state of california just last week.
already, so far this year, cal -fire has battled 3-thousand blazes. that's 900 fires above average fire authorities say. people should be vigilant about preventing fires. they say, people living in high hazard areas, should go the extra mile to make sure their och but make sure they have clearance around their homes.get that removed. fire season normally goes percent more fires, than they
the building did bridge is for this problem for it injuries. and it will be partly paid for by a multi-million dollar settlement reached between players and the n-f-l. lawsuit filed by thousands of former football players against the n-f-l. the n-f-l agreed to pay for neurological exams, concussion- related compensation, medical both players and the n-f-l testified in front of congress on the issue.
hundreds of concussions have been reported among players in recent years. there is no cap on the amount of money available and players will receive compensation for 65 jesse chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead oakland past san francisco 5-0 on monday night for their fifth straight win. alberto callaspo hit a two-run double, and three others drove in a run to power the a's in front of an announced sellout crowd of 36,067 festive fans. the coliseum had a colorful sprinkling of green and gold from oakland revelers mixed with
t-g-i fridays is trying a risky move. to bring in customers: *endless appetizers. the national chain launched a new summer promotion today, that offers all- you- can eat appetizers for ten- dollars per person. the chain's popular starters. and get unlimited refills. the restaurant says, sharing hall of will be discouraged---- but not enforced by servers.
san mateo bridge some call it awesome-- others call it terrifying. but it maybe both. some different angles for you that's a f-16 jet.getting really close to a crowd.at an sir show in england over the weekend. the jet was making a landing.you see the runway.but the pilot we'll slow it down.you can see spectators. and talk about the right tool check this out a lumber-jack in wisconsin was able to help a black bear who had a big ol'